ARPA COBRA: IRS Provides Guidance on Tax Breaks

Posted on May 19, 2021


On May 18, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service provided guidance on tax breaks under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 for COBRA continuation health coverage. 

Notice 2021-31 PDF provides guidance for employers, plan administrators, and health insurers regarding the new credit available to them for providing continuation health coverage to certain individuals under COBRA. The Notice Q&A apply for purposes of all COBRA continuation coverage requirements under the ARP, including federal COBRA and state mini-COBRA requirements


If you have further questions about COBRA or employee benefits, contact one of our labor & employment attorneys; or call us at (814) 459-2800.


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